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Email:   ppm1

Present Position:  Distinguished Professor

Highest educational Qualification:  Ph.D.(Statistics); Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata



* Corresponding Author




MAJUMDER PP (2018) Obituary – Ranajit Chakraborty. Current Science 115: 1599

MAJUMDER PP (2018) Obituary - Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza (1922–2018). Current Science 115: 1404-1405.

Mondal M, Casals F, MAJUMDER PP, Bertranpetit J (2018) Reply to ‘No evidence for unknown archaic

ancestry in South Asia’. Nature Genetics 50: 1637-1639.

Chatterjee S, Chaubal R, Maitra A, Gardi N, Dutt A, Gupta S, Badwe RA, MAJUMDER PP, Pandey P (2018) Pre-operative progesterone benefits operable breast cancer patients by modulating surgical stress. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 170:431–438.

MAJUMDER PP (2018) Understanding the Aryan debate: population genetic concepts and frameworks.  Current Science 114: 971-975.

Bhattacharya S, Khadilkar SV, Nalini A, Ganapathy A, Mannan AU, MAJUMDER PP,  Bhattacharya, Alok (2018) Mutation Spectrum of GNE Myopathy in the Indian Sub-Continent. Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases 5: 85-92.

DOI: 10.3233/JND-170270

Bhattacharyya C, MAJUMDER PP, Pandit B (2018) Chemokine CXCL10 is significantly overexpressed in active Tuberculosis patients compared to M. tuberculosis-exposed household contacts.  Tuberculosis 109: 8-16.

MAJUMDER  P (2018). Haldane, J. B. S. in The International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology, Wenda Trevathan (ed).  John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (In press).



Regev A et al., including MAJUMDER PP (2017) The Human Cell Atlas. eLIFE Dec 5;6. pii: e27041. doi: 10.7554/eLife.27041.

Jinam TA, Phipps ME, Aghakhanian F, MAJUMDER PP, Datar F, Stoneking M, Sawai H, Nishida N, Tokunaga K, Kawamura S, Omoto K, Saitou N (2017) Discerning the origins of the Negritos, First Sundaland Peoples: deep divergence and archaic admixture.  Genome Biology and Evolution 9(8):2013-2022. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evx118

Mondal M, Bergstrom A, Xue Y, Calafell F, Laayouni H, Casals F, MAJUMDER PP, Tyler-Smith C, Bertranpetit J (2017) Y-Chromosomal sequences of diverse Indian populations and the ancestry of the Andamanese. Human Genetics 136:499-510; DOI 10.1007/s00439-017-1800-0)

Chatterjee S, MAJUMDER PP (2017) Kalyani Cohort – the first platform in eastern India for longitudinal studies on health and disease parameters in peri-urban setting. Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics 2, e2, pages 1-11.  doi:10.1017/gheg.2016.19



Chatterjee S, Pandey P, MAJUMDER PP* (2016) Detecting cognizable trends of gene expression in a time series RNA-sequencing experiment: a bootstrap approach. Journal of Genetics 95: 587-593; DOI 10.1007/s12041-016-0681-7

Mondal M, Casals F, Xu T, Dall'Olio GM, Pybus M, Netea MG, Comas D, Laayouni H, Li Q, MAJUMDER PP*, Bertranpetit J* (2016) Genomic analysis of Andamanese provides insights into ancient human migration into Asia and adaptation. Nature Genetics 48: 1066–1070 | doi:10.1038/ng.3621

Agrawal N, Bhattacharyya C, Mukherjee A, Ullah U, Pandit B, Rao KVS, MAJUMDER PP* (2016) Dissecting host factors that regulate the early stages of tuberculosis infection. Tuberculosis 100: 102-113.

MAJUMDER PP (2016) [Edited] Thematic Issue of “Indian Journal of the History of Science” on The Indian Heritage: A Genomic View. No. 2.2, Vol. 15, June 2016.

MAJUMDER PP (2016) Genome and evolution of the sacred lotus (Summary of key findings).  Indian Journal of History of Science 51 (2.2): 351-353

Katoch, VM, MAJUMDER PP, Bhattacharya, A (2016) Guest Editorial - Rare diseases need our attention. Current Science 111: 7-8

MAJUMDER PP*, Farheen S, Datta S (2016) Genomic determinants of bilirubin level and hyperbilirubinemia pathologies.  In Recent Advances in Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases.  Eds. A. Datta and V.P. Sharma. The National Academy of Sciences, Capital Publishing Company, New Delhi. pp. 416-424.

Basu A, Sarkar-Roy N, MAJUMDER PP* (2016) Genomic reconstruction of the history of extant populations of India reveals five distinct ancestral components and a complex structure. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 113: 1594–1599, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1513197113.



Manolio TA, … MAJUMDER PP, …, Ginsburg GS (2015) Global implementation of genomic medicine:

We are not alone. Science Translational Medicine 7 (290; 3 June 2015): 1-8.

MAJUMDER PP (2015) Genomics of Immune-Response to Typhoid and Cholera Vaccines. Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society, Series B 370: 20140142.

Rajaraman P, Dey B, MAJUMDER PP, Mayor S, Pillai MR, Ramaswamy S, Shaha C, Johnson M, Sivaram S, Trimble EL, Harlow EE, VijayRaghavan K (2015) First International Workshopson Provocative Questions (PQ) in Cancer Research, October-November 2014, New Delhi, Bengaluru, and Thiruvananthapuram, India. Journal of Cancer Policy 6: 33-36.

Chatterjee A, Basu A, Chowdhury A, Das K, Sarkar-Roy N, MAJUMDER PP, Basu P (2015) Comparative analyses of genetic risk prediction methods reveal extreme diversity of genetic predisposition to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) among ethnic populations of India. Journal of Genetics 94:105-13.

Ghosh S, Barik A, Majumder S, Gorain A, Mukherjee S, Mazumdar S, Chatterjee K, Bhaumik SK, Bandyopadhyay SK, Satpathi B, MAJUMDER PP, Chowdhury A (2015) Health & Demographic Surveillance System Profile: The Birbhum population project (Birbhum HDSS). International Journal of Epidemiology 44:98-107.



Biswas NK, Das N, Maitra A, Sarin R, MAJUMDER PP (2014)  Somatic mutations in arachidonic acid metabolism

pathway genes enhance oral cancer post-treatment disease-free survival. Nature Communications 5:5835 doi: 10.1038/ncomms6835

Chinnaswamy S , Das K, Bairagya BB, Bhattacharyya C, Shalimar, Duseja A, Amarapurkar D, Rosangluaia, Chowdhury S, Konar A, MAJUMDER PP, Chowdhury A (2014) Association of IL28B single nucleotide polymorphism rs8099917 with response to treatment in genotype 3 HCV-infected patients from India. Tropical Gastroenterology 35:96–102.

Das D, Kaur I, Ali MJ, Biswas NK, Das S, Kumar S, Honavar SG, Maitra A, Chakrabarti S, MAJUMDER PP* (2014) Exome Sequencing Reveals the Likely Involvement of SOX10 in Uveal Melanoma. Optometry and Vision Science 91: e185-192.

MAJUMDER PP*, Basu A (2014) A Genomic View of the Peopling and Population Structure of India. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology  doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a008540, pp. 1-10.

Mukherjee S, Ganguli D, MAJUMDER PP* (2014) Global Footprints of Purifying Selection on Toll-Like Receptor Genes Primarily Associated with Response to Bacterial Infections in Humans. Genome Biology and Evolution 6:551–558.

MAJUMDER PP (2014) Unity and diversity of India: A genomic reconstruction from ancestral footfalls. Golden Jubilee Lectures 2012. New Delhi, India International Centre. pp. 79-90.



India Project Team of the International Cancer Genome Consortium [Corresponding Author: MAJUMDER PP] (2013) Mutational landscape of gingivo-buccal oral squamous cell carcinoma reveals new recurrently-mutated genes and molecular subgroups. Nature Communications 4:2873 doi: 10.1038/ncomms3837.

MAJUMDER PP*, Sarkar-Roy N, Staats H, Ramamurthy T, Maiti S, Chowdhury G, Whisnant CC, Narayanasamy K, Wagener DK (2013) Genomic correlates of variability in immune response to an oral cholera vaccine. European Journal of Human Genetics  21: 1000-1006.

Mukherjee S, Ganguli D, MAJUMDER PP* (2013) Discovery of high frequencies of the Gly–Ile haplotype of TLR4 in Indian populations requires reformulation of the evolutionary model of its maintenance. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 19: 223–225.



Basu P, MAJUMDER PP* (2012) Understanding the genomics of psychiatric disorders: the expanding horizon.  Eastern Journal of Psychiatry 15: 1-11

Basu A, MAJUMDER PP* (2012) Genomic diversity of ethnic populations of India.  In: “Biological Diversity: Origin, Evolution and Conservation” (Eds. AK Sharma, D Ray, SN Ghosh), pp. 299-312.  Viva Books: New Delhi.

Bodhini D, Sandhiya M, Ghosh S, MAJUMDER PP, Rao MRS, Mohan V, Radha V (2012) Association of His1085His INSR Gene Polymorphism with Type 2 Diabetes in South Indians. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics 14: 1-5.

Rao KA, Srinivas MS, Kottur A, MAJUMDER PP, Bhargava PM. Social Isolation Following Embryo Transfer Increases Success Rates in IVF and ICSI Cycles. International Journal of Infertility and Fetal Medicine 3: 8-14.

Narayanasamy K, Chery L, Basu A, Duraisingh MT, Escalante A, Fowble J, Guler JL, Herricks T, Kumar A, MAJUMDER P, Maki J, Mascarenhas A, Rodrigues J, Roy B, Sen S, Shastri J, Smith J, Valecha N, White J, Rathod PK (2012) Malaria evolution in South Asia: Knowledge for control and elimination. Acta Tropica 121: 256-266.

Kumar A, Chery L, Biswas C, Dubhasi N, Dutta P, Dua VK, Kacchap M, Kakat S, Khandeparkar A, Kour D, Mahajan SN, Maji A, MAJUMDER P, Mohanta J, Mohapatra PK, Narayanasamy K, Roy K, Shastri J, Valecha N, Vikash R, Wani R, White J, Rathod PK (2012) Malaria in South Asia: Prevalence and Control.  Acta Tropica 121: 246-255.

Datta S., Chowdhury A., Ghosh M., Das K., Jha P., Colah R., Mukerji M, MAJUMDER PP* (2012) A Genome-Wide Search for Non-UGT1A1 Markers Associated with Unconjugated Bilirubin Level Reveals Significant Association with a Polymorphic Marker Near a Gene of the Nucleoporin Family. Annals of Human Genetics 76: 33–41

Roy N, Mukhopadhyay I, Das K, Pandit P, MAJUMDER PP, Santra A, Datta S, Banerjee S, Chowdhury A (2012) Genetic variants of TNFα, IL10, IL1β, CTLA4 and TGFβ1 modulate the indices of alcohol-induced liver injury in East Indian population. Gene 509:178-88. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2012.07.077.



Sarkar-Roy N, Mondal D, Bhattacharya P, MAJUMDER PP* (2011) A Novel Statistical Algorithm for Enhancing the Utility of HapMap Data to Design Genomic Association Studies in non-HapMap Populations. International Journal of  Data Mining and Bioinformatics 5: 706-716.

Mallik S, MAJUMDER PP* (2011) A Two-Step Genetic Study on Quantitative Precursors of Coronary Artery Disease in a Homogeneous Indian Population: Case-Control Association Discovery and Validation by Transmission- Disequilibrium Test. Journal of Biosciences 36:857-868

Farheen S., Basu A, MAJUMDER PP* (2011) Haplotype Variation in the ACE Gene in Global Populations, with Special Reference to India, and an Alternative Model of Evolution of Haplotypes. The HUGO Journal 5:35-45

Ramya K, Radha V, Ghosh S, MAJUMDER PP, Mohan V (2011) Genetic variations in the FTO gene are associated with type 2 diabetes and obesity in south Indians (CURES-79). Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics 13: 33-42.
Vimaleswaran KS, Radha V, Ghosh S, MAJUMDER PP, Sathyanarayana Rao MR, Mohan V. (2011) Uncoupling protein 2 and 3 gene polymorphisms and their association with type 2 diabetes in Asian Indians.  Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics 13: 19-25.

Bodhini D, Radha V, Ghosh S, Sanapala KR, MAJUMDER PP, Rao MR, Mohan V (2011) Association of Calpain-10 Gene Polymorphisms with Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus in Southern Indians. Metabolism 60:681-688

Sarkar K, Pal R, Bal B, Saha B, Bhattacharya S, Sengupta S, MAJUMDER PP, Chakraborti S (2011) Oncogenic HPV among HIV infected female population in West Bengal, India. BMC Infectious Diseases 11:72



Sarkar S, Biswas NK, Dey B, Mukhopadhyay D, MAJUMDER PP* (2010).  A Large, Systematic Molecular-Genetic Study of G6PD in Indian Populations Identifies a New Non-Synonymous Variant and Supports Recent Positive Selection. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 10:1228-36.

International Cancer Genome Consortium [including MAJUMDER PP] (2010) International network of cancer genome projects. . Nature 464:993-998.

Chakrabarti S, Ghanekar Y, Kaur K, Kaur I, Mandal AK, Rao KN, Parikh RS, Thomas R, MAJUMDER PP (2010) A Polymorphism in the CYP1B1 Promoter is Functionally Associated with Primary Congenital Glaucoma.  Human Molecular Genetics 19: 4083-4090.

Ramamurthy T, Chowdhury G, Wagener D, MAJUMDER PP* (2010) A Large Study on Immunological Response to a Whole-Cell Killed Oral Cholera Vaccine Reveals Significant Geographical Differences in Response and that O Blood Group Individuals Do Not Elicit Higher Response.  Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 17:1232-1237

Staats HF, Kirwan SM, Whisnant CC, Stephenson JL, Wagener D, MAJUMDER PP (2010) Development of a Bead Immunoassay To Measure Vi Polysaccharide-Specific Serum IgG after Vaccination with the Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi Vi Polysaccharide. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology 17: 412-419.

MAJUMDER PP (2010) The Human Genetic History of South Asia. Current Biology 20: R184–R187.

Underhill P … MAJUMDER PP, et al. (2009) Separating the post-Glacial coancestry of European and Asian Y chromosomes within haplogroup R1a.  European Journal of Human Genetics 18: 479–484

MAJUMDER PP (2010) Pathogen pressure and molecular evolutionary genetics of innate immunity genes in humans.  In: Nature at Work: Ongoing Saga of Evolution (Ed. V.P. Sharma), The National Academy of Sciences, India. Springer, pp. 249-266.



MAJUMDER PP (2009) Human evolution.  In “History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization: Vol. XII, Part 6, Life and Organicism” (Ed. NS Rangaswamy), pp. 79-90.  Centre for Studies in Civilizations: New Delhi.

MAJUMDER PP*, Staats HF, Sarkar-Roy N, Varma B, Ghosh T, Maiti S, Narayanasamy K, Whisnant CC, Stephenson JL, Wagener DK (2009) Genetic determinants of immune-response to a polysaccharide vaccine for typhoid. HUGO Journal 3:17–30.

MAJUMDER PP [as a member of The HUGO Pan-Asian SNP Consortium] (2009) Mapping Human Genetic Diversity in Asia. Science 326: 1541-1545.

Mukherjee S, Sarkar-Roy N, Wagener D, MAJUMDER PP* (2009) Signatures of natural selection are not uniform across genes of innate immune system, but purifying selection is the dominant signature. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 106: 7073-7078.

MAJUMDER PP (2009) Dissecting the genetics of cardiomyopathy in India: A tale of ten steps (Clipboard Commentary) Journal of Biosciences 34: 1-3.



MAJUMDER PP (2008) Genomic inferences on peopling of south Asia. Current Opinion in Genetics & Development 18:280–284

Vimaleswaran KS, Radha V, Ramya K, Babu HNS, Savitha N, Roopa V, Dhar M, Deepa R, Ghosh S, MAJUMDER PP, Rao MRS, Mohan V (2008) A novel association of a polymorphism in the first intron of adiponectin gene with type 2 diabetes, obesity, hypoadiponectinemia in Asian Indians.  Human Genetics 123: 599-605.

Bairagya BB, Bhattacharya P, Bhattacharya SK, Dey B, Dey U, Ghosh T, Maiti S, MAJUMDER PP*, Mishra K, Mukherjee S, Mukherjee S, Narayanasamy K, Poddar S, Sarkar Roy N, Sengupta P, Sharma S, Sur D, Sutradhar D, Wagener DK (2008) Genetic variation, haplotype structures of innate immunity genes in eastern India. Infection, Genetics, Evolution 8: 360–366.

INDIAN GENOME VARIATION CONSORTIUM (2008) [MAJUMDER PP, other authors from six CSIR institutes] Genetic landscape of the people of India: a canvas for disease gene exploration. Journal of Genetics 87: 3-20.

Sarkar Roy N, Farheen S, Roy N, Sengupta S, MAJUMDER PP* (2008) Portability of Tag SNPs Across Isolated Population Groups: An Example from India.  Annals of Human Genetics 72: 82–89.

MAJUMDER PP (2008)  Peopling of India: Insights from Genetics. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0006236.pub2



Sengupta S, Farheen S, Mukherjee M, MAJUMDER PP* (2007) Patterns of nucleotide sequence variation in ICAM1, TNF genes in 12 ethnic groups of India: Roles of demographic history, natural selection.  Journal of Genetics 86: 225-239.

Vijaya M, Kanthimathi S, Srikumari CR, Govinda Reddy P, MAJUMDER PP, Ramesh A (2007) A Study on Telugu – Speaking Immigrants of Tamil Nadu, South India. Intermational Journal of Human Genetics 7: 303-306.

Kanthimathi S, Vijaya M, Srikumari CR, Govinda Reddy P, MAJUMDER PP, Ramesh A (2007) A genetic structure of the early immigrants (Mukkalathor) of Tamil Nadu as inferred from autosomal loci. Intermational Journal of Human Genetics 7: 167-173.

Ghosh S, Rao PSS, De G, MAJUMDER PP (2007) A nonparametric regression-based linkage scan of rheumatoid factor-IgM using sib-pair squared sums, differences. BMC Proceedings  1(Suppl 1): S98-S101.

Biswas N, Dey B, MAJUMDER PP* (2007) Using HapMap data: a cautionary note.  European Journal of Human Genetics.  15: 246-249.

Radha V, Vimaleswaran KS, Babu S, Deepa R, Anjana M, Ghosh S, MAJUMDER PP, Rao MRS, Mohan V. (2007) Lack of association between serum adiponectin levels, the Pro12Ala polymorphism in Asian Indians. Diabetic

Medicine 24: 398-402.



Mukherjee S, Saha A, Senthil Kumar P, Chandak GR, MAJUMDER PP, Ray K (2006) Remarkable variation in the informativeness of RFLP markers linked to hemophilia B locus in Indian population groups: Implication in the strategy for carrier detection. Disease Markers 22:327–334

Mukherjee O, Meera P, Ghosh S, Kubendran S, Kiran K, Manjunath KR, Subhash MN, Benegal V, Brahmachari SK, MAJUMDER PP, Jain S (2006) Evidence of linkage, association on 18p11.2 for psychosis.  American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part B (Neuropsychiatric Genetics) 141B: 868-873.

Chaki M, Sengupta M, Mukhopadhyay A, Rao IS, MAJUMDER PP, Das M, Samanta S, Ray K (2006) OCA1 in different ethnic groups of India is primarily due to founder mutations in the Tyrosinase gene. Annals of Human Genetics 70: 623-630.

Sarkar S, Das M, Mukhopadhyay B, Chakrabarti CS, MAJUMDER PP (2006) High prevalence of metabolic syndrome & its correlates in two tribal populations of India & the impact of urbanization. Indian Journal of Medical Research 123: 679-686.

Farheen S, Sengupta S, Santra A, Pal S, Dhali GK, Chakravorty M, MAJUMDER PP*, Chowdhury A (2006) Gilbert’s syndrome: High frequency of the (TA) TAA allele in India, its interaction with a novel CAT insertion in promoter of the gene for bilirubin UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1 gene.  World Journal of Gastroenterology 12: 2269-2275.

Sengupta S, Zhivotovsky LA, King R, Mehdi SQ, Edmonds CA, Chow C-E T, Lin AA, Mitra M, Sil SK, Ramesh A, Usha Rani MV, Thakur CM, Cavalli-Sforza LL, MAJUMDER PP*, Underhill PA (2006) Polarity, Temporality of High-Resolution Y-Chromosome Distributions in India Identify Both Indigenous, Exogenous Expansions, Reveal Minor Genetic Influence of Central Asian Pastoralists. American Journal of Human Genetics 78: 202-221.

Chakrabarti S, Kaur K, Kaur I, Mandal AK, Parikh S, Thomas R, MAJUMDER PP (2006) Globally, CYP1B1 mutations in primary congenital glaucoma are strongly structured by geographic, haplotype backgrounds. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 47: 43-47.

Ramprasad S, Radha V, Mathias RA, MAJUMDER PP, Rao MRS, Rema M (2006) Rage gene promoter polymorphisms, diabetic retinopathy in a clinic-based population from South India.  Eye : 1-7.

Vimaleswaran KS, Radha V, Anjana M, Deepa R, Ghosh S, MAJUMDER PP, Rao MRS, Mohan V (2006) Effect of polymorphisms in the PPARGC1A gene on body fat in Asian Indians. International Journal of Obesity : 1-8



Basu, A., Chaudhuri, P, MAJUMDER PP* (2005) Identification of polymorphic motifs using probabilistic search algorithms.  Genome Research 15: 67-77.

MAJUMDER PP*, Ghosh S (2005) Mapping quantitative trait loci in humans: Achievements, limitations.  Journal of Clinical Investigation 115: 1419-1424.

Sarkar S, Das M, Mukhopadhyay B, Chakraborty CS, MAJUMDER PP* (2005) Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in two tribal populations of the sub-Himalayan region of India: Ethnic, rural-urban differences. American Journal of Human Biology 17: 814-817.

MAJUMDER PP (2005) Southward Ho !  Journal of Biosciences 30: 293-294

Indian Genome Variation Consortium [including MAJUMDER PP] (2005) The Indian Genome Variation database (IGVdb): a project overview. Human Genetics 118: 1-11

Ghosh S, Bhattacharjee S, Basu G, Pal S, MAJUMDER PP (2005) Linkage mapping of a complex trait in the New York population of the GAW14 simulated dataset: a multivariate phenotype approach. BMC Genetics 6 (Suppl 1): S19-S23.

Vimaleswaran KS, Radha V, Ghosh S, MAJUMDER PP, Deepa R, Babu HNS, Rao MRS, Mohan V (2005) Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor- -co-activator-1  (PGC-1 ) gene polymorphisms, their relationship to Type 2 diabetes in Asian Indians.  Diabetic Medicine 22: 1516-1521.



MAJUMDER PP (2004) C.C. Li: His science, his spirit.  Genetic Epidemiology 26: 81-87. [Reprinted in Journal of Genetics 83: 101-105, 2004.]

Singh S, Sengupta S, Murhekar KM, Sehgal SC, MAJUMDER PP* (2004) Single nucleotide polymorphisms in two genes among the Jarawa, a primitive tribe of the Andaman, Nicobar Islands.  Current Science 86: 326-328.

Vishwanathan H, Edwin D, Usharani MV, MAJUMDER PP* (2004) Insertion/deletion polymorphisms in tribal  

populations of southern India, their possible evolutionary implications.  Human Biology 75: 873-887.

Vishwanathan H, Deepa E, Cordaux R, Stoneking M, Usha Rani MV, MAJUMDER PP* (2004) Genetic structure, affinities among tribal populations of southern India: a study of 24 autosomal DNA markers.  Annals of Human Genetics 68: 128-138.

Sengupta S, Farheen S, Mukherjee S, Dey B, Mukhopadhyay B, Sil SK, Prabhakaran N, Ramesh A, Edwin D, Usha Rani MV, Mitra M, Thakur Mahadik C, Singh S, Sehgal SC, MAJUMDER PP* (2004) DNA sequence variation, haplotype structure of the ICAM1, TNF genes in 12 ethnic groups of India reveal patterns of importance in designing association studies. Annals of Human Genetics 64: 574-587.

MAJUMDER PP (2004) Leaping forward from population genetics to molecular medicine: The Indian context. In “Deep Roots, Open Skies” (Eds. S.K. Basu, J.K. Batra & D.M. Salunke), New Delhi, Narosa Pub House. Pp.  47-51.



Vishwanathan H, Edwin D, Usha Rani MV, MAJUMDER PP (2003) A survey of haplotype frequencies, linkage disequilibrium at the DRD2 locus in the Nilgiri hill tribes, South India. Current Science 84: 566-570.

Grover D, MAJUMDER PP, Rao C-B, Brahmachari SK, Mukerji M (2003) Nonrandom distribution of Alu elements in genes of various functional categories: Insight from analysis of human chromosomes 21, 22. Molecular Biology, Evolution 20: 1420-1424.

Basu A, Mukherjee N, Roy S, Sengupta S, Banerjee S, Chakraborty M, Dey B, Roy M, Roy B, Bhattacharyya NP, Roychoudhury S,  MAJUMDER PP* (2003) Ethnic India:  A genomic view, with special reference to peopling, structure.  Genome Research 13: 2277-2290.

Roy S, Thakur Mahadik C, MAJUMDER PP* (2003) Mitochondrial DNA variation in ranked caste groups of Maharashtra (India), its implication on genetic relationships, origins. Annals of Human Biology 30: 443-54.

Basu A, MAJUMDER PP* (2003) A comparison of two popular statistical methods for estimating the time to most recent common ancestor (TMRCA) from a sample of DNA sequences.  Journal of Genetics 82: 7-12.

MAJUMDER PP (2003) Peopling of India: Insights from Genetics.  In “Encyclopedia of the Human Genome”. Macmillan Publishers Ltd., Nature Publishing Group.



Edwin D, Vishwanathan H, Roy S, Usha Rani MV, MAJUMDER PP (2002) Mitochondrial DNA diversity among five tribal populations of sourthern India. Current Science  83: 158-162.

Chakrabarti CS, Roy M, Sengupta NK, Lalthantluanga R, MAJUMDER PP* (2002)  Genetic relationships among some tribal groups inhabiting the north-eastern, eastern, sub-Himalayan regions of India.  Annals of Human Genetics 66: 361-368.

Ghosh S, Reich T, MAJUMDER PP (2002) Linkage mapping of quantitative trait loci in humans: an overview. Annals of Human Genetics 66: 431-438.

Kaur I, Roy S, Chakrabarti S, Sarhadi VK, MAJUMDER PP, Bhanwer AJS, Singh JR (2002) Genomic diversities, affinities among four endogamous groups of Punjab (India) based on autosomal, mitochondrial DNA polymorphisms.  Human Biology 74: 819-836.

MAJUMDER PP (2002) Lt. Col. Upendranath Mukherjee Oration: Human genome studies: Ethical issues, dilemmas.  In “India: Challenge & Response” (Eds. A. Bose & B.C. Ray).  Kolkata: P.M. Bagchi & Co. Pvt. Ltd. Pp. 166-171.

MAJUMDER PP (2002) Book review of “Where Do We Come From?  The Molecular Evidence for Human Descent (by Jan Klein, Naoyuki Takahata) Current Science 83: 651-652.



Ghosh S, MAJUMDER PP* (2001) Deciphering the genetic architecture of a multivariate phenotype.  Advances in Genetics (Special Volume on Genetic Dissection of Complex Traits) 42: 323-347.

Basu P, MAJUMDER PP, Roychoudhury S, Bhattacharyya NP (2001) Haplotype analysis of genomic polymorphisms in, around the myotonic dystrophy locus in diverse populations of India.  Human Genetics  108: 310-317.

Ghosh, MAJUMDER PP* (2001) An improved procedure of mapping a quantitative trait locus via the EM algorithm using posterior probabilities. Journal of Genetics 79: 47-53.

MAJUMDER PP (2001) Indian caste origins: Genomic insights, future outlook. Genome Research 11: 931-932.

Baur MP, MAJUMDER PP*, Amos CI, Feingold JI, King TM, Morton NE, Province MA, Spence MA, Thomas DC (2001) International genetic epidemiology society: Commentary on Darkness in El Dorado by Patrick Tierney. Genetic Epidemiology 21: 81-104.

Roychoudhury S, Roy S, Basu A, Banerjee R, Vishwanathan H, Usha Rani MV, Sil SK, Mitra M, MAJUMDER PP* (2001) Genomic structures, population histories of linguistically distinct tribal groups of India.  Human Genetics 109: 339-350.

MAJUMDER PP (2001) Genomics: What’s all this excitement ?  Science, Culture (Special Issue on Genomics) 67: 187-191.

Nebel A, Filon D, Brinkmann B, MAJUMDER PP, Faerman M, Oppenheim A (2001) The Y chromosome pool of Jews as part of the genetic landscape of the Middle East. American Journal of Human Genetics 69: 1095-1112.

Veerraju P, Rao TV, Lakshmi N, Reshmi S, Dey B, MAJUMDER PP (2001) Insertion/deletion DNA polymorphisms in two south Indian tribal populations. International Journal of Human Genetics 1: 129-132.

MAJUMDER PP*, Dey B (2001) Absence of the HIV-1 protective ccr5 allele in most ethnic populations of India. European Journal of Human Genetics 9: 794-796.

Roy B, MAJUMDER PP, Dey B, Chakraborty M, Banerjee S, Roy M, Mukherjee N, Sil SK (2001) Ethnic differences in distributions of GSTM1, GSTT1 homozygous “null” genotypes in India. Human Biology 73: 443-450.

Roy B, Chowdhury A, Kundu S, Santra A, Dey B, Chakraborty M, MAJUMDER PP (2001) Increased risk of antituberculosis drug-induced hepatotoxicity in individuals with glutathione S-transferase M1 ‘null’ mutation. Journal of Gasteroenterology, Hepatology 16: 1033-1037.

Roy M, Ganguly KS, Dey B, MAJUMDER PP* (2001) Low prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis in a rural Indian population.  The Archives of Bones, Muscles 1: 34-38.

MAJUMDER PP (2001) Ethnic populations of India as seen from an evolutionary perspective.  Journal of Biosciences 26: 533-545.

Mukherjee N, Nebel A, Oppenheim A, MAJUMDER PP* (2001) High-resolution analysis of Y-chromosomal polymorphisms reveals signatures of population movements from Central Asia, West Asia into India. Journal of Genetics 80: 125-135.

MAJUMDER PP (2001) Human genome diversity, its value.  In “International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences” (Eds. N.J. Smelser & P.J. Baltes). Oxford: Pergamon, Pp. 6991-6995.

Rao DC, MAJUMDER PP* (2001) Genetics of complex traits with particular attention to fat patterning.  In “Perspectives in Human Growth, Development, Maturation” (Eds. P. Dasgupta & R. Hauspie), The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers. Pp. 79-89.



Tapadar P, Ghosh S, MAJUMDER PP* (2000) Haplotyping in pedigrees via a genetic algorithm. Human Heredity

(Special Issue on "Recent Advances in Genetic Epidemiology" Honoring Professor Newton Morton on his 70th birthday) 50: 43-56.

Bandyopadhyay D, Lawrence E, MAJUMDER PP*, Ferrell RE (2000) Vitiligo is not caused by mutations I GTP-cyclohydrolase I gene.  Clinical, Experimental Dermatology 25: 152-153.

Basu P, Chattopadhyay B, Gangopadhaya PK, Mukherjee SC, Sinha KK, Das SK, Roychoudhury S, MAJUMDER PP, Bhattacharyya NP (2000) Analysis of CAG repeats in SCA1, SCA2, SCA3, SCA6, SCA7, DRPLA loci in spinocerebellar ataxia patients, distribution of CAG repeats at the SCA1, SCA2, SCA6 loci in nine ethnic populations of eastern India.  Human Genetics  106: 597-604.

Roychoudhury S, Roy S, Dey B, Chakraborty M, Roy M, Roy B, Ramesh A, Prabhakaran N, Usha Rani MV, Vishwanathan H, Mitra M, Sil SK, MAJUMDER PP* (2000) Fundamental genomic unity of ethnic India is revealed by analysis of mitochondrial DNA. Current Science 79: 1182-1192.

Pramanik S, Basu P, Gangopadhyaya PK, Sinha KK, Jha  DK, Sinha S, Das SK, Maity BK, Mukherjee SC, Roychoudhuri S, MAJUMDER PP, Bhattacharyya NP (2000) Analysis of CAG, CCG repeats in Huntingtin gene among HD patients, normal populations of India.  European Journal of Human Genetics 8: 678-682.

Mukherjee N, Mitra M, Chakraborty M, MAJUMDER PP* (2000) Congruence of genomic, ethnolinguistic affinities among five tribal populations of Madhya Pradesh (India). Journal of Genetics  79: 41-46.

Ghosh S, MAJUMDER PP* (2000) An improved procedure of mapping a quantitative trait locus via the EM algorithm using posterior probabilities.  Journal of Genetics 79: 47-53.

Ghosh S, MAJUMDER PP* (2000) A two-stage variable-stringency semi-parametric method for mapping quantitative trait loci. American Journal of Human Genetics 66: 1046-1061.

Saleem Q, Sreevidya VS, Sudhir J, Savithri JV, Gowda Y, Rao C-B, Benegal V, MAJUMDER PP, Anand A, Brahmachari SK, Jain S (2000) Association analysis of CAG repeats at the KCNN3 locus in Indian patients with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia.  American Journal of Medical Genetics (Neuropsychiatric Genetics)  96: 744-748.

MAJUMDER PP (2000) Genome diversity, genetic epidemiology, molecular medicine: The Indian context. In "New Millennium Lectures: Celebration of Science". CSIR, New Delhi & ISCA, Calcutta. Pp. 209-218.

MAJUMDER PP (2000) Genes, Diversities, Peoples of India. In "Ethical Challenges as we approach the end of the Human Genome Project" (Ed. D.R.J. Macer). Christchurch: Eubios Ethics Institute. Pp. 20-33.



MAJUMDER PP (1998) People of India: Biological diversity, affinities. Evolutionary Anthropology 6: 100-110.

MAJUMDER PP*, Roy B, Banerjee S, Chakraborty M, Dey B, Mukherjee N, Roy M, Guha Thakurta P, Sil SK (1999) Human specific insertion/deletion polymorphisms in Indian populations, their possible evolutionary implications. European Journal of Human Genetics 7: 435-446.

Mukherjee N, MAJUMDER PP, Roy B, Roy M, Dey B, Chakraborty M, Banerjee S (1999)  Variation at 4 short tandem repeat loci in 8 population groups of India.  Human Biology 71: 441-448.

Bhattacharyya NP, Basu P, Das M, Pramanik S, Banerjee R, Roy B, Roychoudhury S, MAJUMDER PP* (1999) Negligible male gene-flow across ethnic boundaries in India, revealed by Y-chromosomal DNA polymorphisms.  Genome Research 9: 711-719.

Ghosh S, MAJUMDER PP* (1999) Mapping quantitative trait loci via the EM algorithm, Bayesian classification. Genetic Epidemiology 19: 97-126.

MAJUMDER PP (1999) Thoughts on some bioethical issues arising out of human genome diversity studies with special reference to India.  In "Human Genome Research: Emerging Ethical, Legal, Social, Economic Issues" (Eds. Menon MGK, Tandon PN, Agarwal SS, Sharma VP), Allied Publishers, New Delhi. Pp. 96-105.

MAJUMDER PP*, Roy B, Balgir RS, Dash BP (1999) Polymorphisms in the beta-globin gene cluster in some ethnic populations of India, their implications on disease.  In "Molecular Intervention in Disease" (Eds. Gupta S, Sood OP), Ranbaxy Science Foundation, New Delhi. Pp. 75-83.



MAJUMDER PP*, Moss HB, Murrelle L (1998) Familial, non-familial factors in the prediction of disruptive behaviors in boys at risk for substance abuse.   Journal of Child Psychology, Psychiatry  39: 1-11.

Basu A, Basu S, Chakraborty MS, Dewanji A, Ghosh JK, MAJUMDER PP (1998)  Projection of HIV infection in Calcutta.   Indian Journal of Medical Research  107: 159-172.

Roy B, Roy M, Dey B, Chakraborty M, MAJUMDER PP (1998) Frequency of homozygous "null" mutation at the glutathione-s-transferase M1 locus in some populations of Orissa, India. Anthropologischer Anzeiger 56: 43-47.

MAJUMDER PP (1998) Segregation analysis, classical.  In Encyclopedia of Biostatistics (Eds. P. Armitage, T. Colton), Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. Pp. 4029-4032.

Ghosh JK, MAJUMDER PP* (1998) Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis.  In Encyclopedia of Biostatistics (Eds. P. Armitage, T. Colton), Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. Pp. 2372-2375.

MAJUMDER PP (1998) People of India: Biological diversity, affinities. In:   The Indian Human Heritage , Eds. D. Balasubramanian, N. Appaji Rao. Universities Press (India) Ltd., Hyderabad. pp. 45-59.

MAJUMDER PP (1998) Admixture in human populations.  In Encyclopedia of Biostatistics (Eds. P. Armitage, T. Colton), Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. Pp. 73-77.



Rao BK, Sil SB, MAJUMDER PP* (1997) How useful are microsatellite loci in recovering short-term evolutionary history?   Journal of Genetics 76: 181-188.

Nordlund JJ, MAJUMDER PP (1997) Recent investigations on vitiligo vulgaris.   Advances in Clinical Research: Dermatologic Clinics  15: 69-78.



Deka R, MAJUMDER PP, Shriver MD, Stivers DN et al. (1996) Distribution, evolution of CTG repeats at the myotonin protein kinase gene in human populations.   Genome Research  6: 142-154.

MAJUMDER PP*, Nayak S, Das RN, Bhattacharya SK (1996) Genetic, cultural determinants of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, serum triglycerides among Marwaris of Calcutta.   Indian Journal of Medical Research  103: 112-119.
Mukhopadhyay B, Mukhopadhyay S, MAJUMDER PP* (1996) Blood Pressure Profile of Lepchas of the Sikkim Himalayas: Epidemiological Study.   Human Biology  68: 131-145.

MAJUMDER PP (1996) Factors influencing liability to psychoactive substance use disorder.   Journal of the Indian Anthropological Society  31: 27-34.

Das K, Malhotra KC, Mukherjee BN, Walter H, MAJUMDER PP, Papiha SS (1996)  Population structure, genetic differentiation among 16 tribal populations of central India.   Human Biology  68: 679-705.



MAJUMDER PP (1995) Some statistical models, methods, applications in genetics.   Indian Journal of Pure, Applied Mathematics  26: 503-519.   (Invited Paper)

MAJUMDER PP (1995) DNA fingerprinting for forensic identification: Some statistical issues.   Electrophoresis  16: 1684-1688.

Moss HB, Vanyukov M, MAJUMDER PP, Kirisci L, Tarter RE (1995) Prepubertal sons of substance abusers: Influences of parental, familial substance abuse on behavioral disposition, IQ, school achievement.   Addictive Behaviors 20: 345-358.

MAJUMDER PP*, Das RN, Nayak S, Bhattacharya SK (1995) Genetic epidemiology  of blood pressure in two Indian populations: Some lessons.   Human Biology  67:827-842.

Nath SK, Nordlund JJ, MAJUMDER PP* (1995) Pedigree analysis of vitiligo: Further support for multilocus involvement.   Journal of Genetics  74:41-46.

Mukherjee BN, MAJUMDER PP* (1995) Spatial autocorrelation analysis reveals that A,B, O allele frequency surfaces on the Indian subcontinent are highly fractured.   Zeitschrift fur Morphologie und Anthropologie  81:33-39.

(Invited Paper)

MAJUMDER PP (1995) Book review of "Physician to the Gene Pool: Genetic Lessons, Other Stories" (by James V. Neel). Journal of Human Ecology 6: 303-306.



MAJUMDER PP*, Nayak S, Pal S, Bhattacharya SK, Mukherjee BN (1994) A genetic epidemiological study of blood pressure, lipid profiles among Marwaris of Calcutta, India.    American Journal of Human Biology  6: 183-192.

Moss HB, MAJUMDER PP, Vanyukov M (1994) Familial resemblance  for psychoactive substance use disorders: Behavioral profile of high risk boys.    Addictive Behaviors  19: 199-208.

Roy M, Das MK, Ishida T, Das SK, Dey B, Banerjee S, MAJUMDER PP* (1994) Absence of HTLV-I infection in some Indian populations.   Indian Journal of Medical Research  100: 160-162.

Nath SK, MAJUMDER PP*, Nordlund JJ (1994) Genetic epidemiology of vitiligo:  Multilocus recessivity cross-validated.   American Journal of Human Genetics  55:981-990.



Ghosh  JK,  MAJUMDER  PP* (1993) P.C.  Mahalanobis's  contributions  to biometry.   Journal of Human Ecology  4: 233-235.

Mukhopadhyay  S,  Dewanji  A, MAJUMDER PP (1993)  Working  status , anxiety levels of urban educated women in Calcutta.   International Journal of Social Psychiatry  39: 200-107

MAJUMDER  PP*,  Nordlund  JJ,  Nath  SK  (1993)  Pattern  of   familial  aggregation of vitiligo.   Archives of Dermatology  129: 994-998. (Invited abstract with commentary in  ``The Year Book of Dermatology 1994'', Eds. Sober AJ, Fitzpatrick TB, St. Louis: Mosby, pp. 418-419.

MAJUMDER  PP*,  Mukherjee BN (1993) Genetic  diversity ,  affinities   among  human  populations:  An  overview.  In    Human  Population Genetics: A Centennial Tribute to J.B.S. Haldane  (P.P. Majumder, ed.), New York: Plenum Press, pp. 255-275.

MAJUMDER  PP  (1993)  Segregation analysis  in  the  understanding  of   complex   disorders:   Some  recent  developments.    In     Human Population  Genetics:  A Centennial Tribute  to  J.B.S.  Haldane (P.P. Majumder, ed.), New York: Plenum Press, pp. 139-152.

MAJUMDER  PP (1993) Human Population Genetics:  A  Centennial Tribute to J.B.S. Haldane. Plenum Press, New York. [Edited]

MAJUMDER PP (1993). Book review of "Statistical Genetics" (by P. Narain) Journal of Genetics 72: 103-104



MAJUMDER  PP (1992) Contributions of R.A. Fisher to genetics. Current Science  62: 334-340

Nath  SK, MAJUMDER PP*, Sarkar S (1992) Rh segregation  distortion:  An  artifact  of  ascertainment  bias.    American  Journal  of   Human Genetics  50: 1328-1332.

MAJUMDER  PP*,  Nath SK (1992) Statistical analysis of family  data  on   complex  disorders  in  man.    Journal  of  Genetics   71:   89-103 (Invited Paper)

MAJUMDER  PP  (1992) Genetic analysis of human  family  data. Biology Education  9: 121-126    (Invited Paper)



Webster MW, Ferrell RE, St.Jean PL, MAJUMDER PP, Fogel SR, Steed DL   (1991) Ultrasound screening of first degree relatives of patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm.   Journal of Vascular Surgery  13:9-14

Webster MW, St.Jean PL, Steed DL, Ferrell RE, MAJUMDER PP* (1991) Abdominal aortic aneurysm: Results of a family study.   Journal of Vascular Surgery  13: 366-372

MAJUMDER PP*, St.Jean PL,Ferrell RE, Webster MW, Steed DL (1990) On the inheritance of abdominal aortic aneurysm.   American Journal of Human Genetics  48: 164-170

MAJUMDER PP (1991) Recent developments in population genetics. Annual Review of Anthropology  20: 97-117    (Invited Paper)

MAJUMDER  PP*, Rao DC (1991) Genetic epidemiology, its relevance  to  physical  anthropology.    Journal of  the  Indian Anthropological Society  26: 51-62    (Invited Paper)



MAJUMDER  PP*, Bhattacharya SK, Mukherjee BN, Rao DC (1990). A  genetic  epidemiological  study  of blood pressure in  a  sedentary  rural agricultural  population of West Bengal, India.   American  Journal  of Physical Anthropology  81: 563-572

Pal N, MAJUMDER PP* (1990) On a test of nonrandom segregation  under linkage for autosomal recessive diseases.   Statistics in  Medicine  9:573-582

Deka R, Chakravarti A, Surti U, Hauselman E, Reefer J, MAJUMDER PP, Ferrell RE (1990) Genetics, biology of human ovarian teratomas. II. Molecular analysis of origin of nondisjunction, gene-centromere mapping of chromosome 1 markers.   American Journal of Human Genetics  47:644-655

MAJUMDER PP*, Shankar BU, Basu A, Malhotra KC, Gupta R, Mukhopadhyay B, Vijayakumar M, Roy SK (1990) Anthropometric variation in India: A statistical appraisal.    Current Anthropology  31:94-103

Ferrell RE, Kamboh MI, MAJUMDER PP, Valdez R, Weiss KM (1990) Genetic   studies of human apolipoproteins. XIII.Quantitative polymorphism of Apolipoprotein C-III in the Mayans of Yucatan peninsula. Human Heredity  40: 127-



MAJUMDER PP*, Ramesh A,, Chinnappan D (1989).  On the genetics of  prelingual deafness.   American Journal of Human Genetics  44:  86-99.

MAJUMDER PP*, Ramesh A,, Chinnappan D (1989) Genetics of  prelingual  deafness:  Further comments.   American Journal of Human  Genetics   45:158-160.

Sepehrnia  B,  Kamboh  MI, Adams-Campbell LL,  Bunker  CH,  Nwanko  M,  MAJUMDER   PP,  Ferrell  RE  (1989)  Genetic  studies  of   human  apolipoproteins. VIII. Role of the apolipoprotein H  polymorphism  in  relation to serum lipoprotein concentrations.   Human  Genetics   82:118-122

Kamboh  MI, Albers JJ, MAJUMDER PP, Ferrell RE (1989) Genetic  studies of human apolipoproteins. IX. Apolipoprotein D polymorphism, ,   its relation to serum lipoprotein lipid levels.   American  Journal of Human Genetics  45:147-154

Sepehrnia  B,  Kamboh  MI, Adams-Campbell LL,  Bunker  CH,  Nwanko  M, MAJUMDER   PP,  Ferrell  RE  (1989)  Genetic  studies  of   human apolipoproteins.   X.   The  effect  of  the   apolipoprotein   E polymorphism  on quantitative levels of lipoproteins in  Nigerian Blacks.   American Journal of Human Genetics  45:586-591

Sepehrnia  B,  Kamboh  MI, Adams-Campbell LL,  Bunker  CH,  Nwanko  M, MAJUMDER   PP,  Ferrell  RE  (1989)  Genetic  studies  of   human apolipoproteins.  XI.  The  effect  of  the  apolipoprotein  C-II polymorphism on lipoprotein levels in Nigerian Blacks.   Journal of Lipid Research  30:1349-1355

MAJUMDER  PP  (1989)  Strategies,  sample-size  considerations  for   mapping  a  two-locus  autosomal  recessive  disorder.     American Journal of Human Genetics  45:412-423

MAJUMDER  PP*, Ramesh A, Chinnappan D (1989) More on the  genetics of  prelingual deafness.   American Journal of Human  Genetics  45:638-640

Iyengar S, Hamman RF, Marshall JA, Baxter J, MAJUMDER PP, Ferrell RE (1989) Genetic studies of type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus: lack of association with seven genetic markers. Diabetologia  32:690-693

Raychaudhuri B, MAJUMDER PP* (1989).A survival model with covariates:  Maximum likelihood estimation of parameters.  In Proceedings of the  2nd Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Medical Statistics   (Ed. T. Krishnan).  pp. 197-209.

Chakravarti A, MAJUMDER PP, Slaugenhaupt SA, Deka R, Warren AC,  Surti  U, Ferrell RE, Antonarakis SE (1989). Gene-centromere mapping,  the  study of non-disjunction in autosomal trisomies,  ovarian teratomas. In   Molecular, Cytogenetics of Non-Disjunction   (Ed. Epstein CJ, Hassold TJ). Alan R. Liss, New York. pp. 45-79

MAJUMDER,  PP (1989). Book review of "Pedigree Analysis in  Human Genetics"  (by  E.A. Thompson). Statistics  in  Medicine



MAJUMDER PP*, Das SK,, Li CC (1988).  A genetical model for vitiligo.  American Journal of Human Genetics  43: 119-125.

MAJUMDER PP*, Laughlin WS,, Ferrell RE (1988).  Genetic variation in the Aleuts of the Pribilof Islands, the Eskimos of Kodiak Island.   American Journal of Physical Anthropology  76: 481-488.

Pakrasi  K,  Dasgupta  P, Dasgupta I, MAJUMDER PP*  (1988).  Growth  in  height,  weight ,  skinfold  thickness  of  Bengali  boys   of  Calcutta, India.   Anthropologischer Anzeiger  46: 1-16.

Roy  SK , MAJUMDER PP (1988). Weekly variation  in  work-output  of pluckers  in  tea  gardens in northern West  Bengal.    Journal  of  Biosocial Science  20: 485-488.

MAJUMDER PP (1988).  Principal axis analysis of gene frequency data.    American Journal of Physical Anthropology  76: 313-320.



MAJUMDER PP*, Pal N (1987).  Nonrandom segregation:  Uniformly most  powerful test, related considerations.   Genetic Epidemiology  4: 277-287

MAJUMDER PP (1987).Further tests of nonrandom segregation with special reference to linkage.    Genetic Epidemiology  4: 387-391.

Adhikari AK, MAJUMDER PP*, Roy J (1987).  A statistical study of  anthropometric affinities in southern India.    Journal of the Indian Anthropological Society  22: 1-24.

Rothhammer F, MAJUMDER PP, Omoto K, Szathmary EJE, Salzano FM  (1987).  Workshop  on  the Genetic Aspects of Human Adaptation.  In    Human Genetics: Proceedings of the 7th International Congress of  Human  Genetics   (Ed. Vogel F, Sperling K). Berlin,  Springer-Verlag,  Berlin, pp. 590-594.



MAJUMDER PP*, Gupta R, Mukhopadhyay P, Bharati P, Roy SK, Masali M,  Sloan AW, Basu A (1986).   Effects of altitude, ethnicity, religion, spatial distance, occupation on adult anthropometric characters of eastern Himalayan populations.   American Journal of Physical Anthropology  70: 377-393.

Bhattacharya SK, MAJUMDER PP* (1986).  Correlation between cyanomet-haemoglobin, oxyhaemoglobin levels, other haematological  parameters in two contrasting populations.   Journal of the Indian Anthropological Society  21: 266-270.

Basu A, Mukhopadhyay S, MAJUMDER PP, Roy SK, Mukhopadhyay B, Bharati P, Gupta R (1986). Food practices in contrasting populations - an anthropological study of the Lepchas, Sherpas, Oraons, Mahishyas of West Bengal, India.  In   Proceedings of the SII International Congress of Nutrition  (eds. Taylor, TG, Jenkins, NK).  John Libbey, London, pp. 948-950.

Bhadra N, Chaturvedi D, Kutty TS, MAJUMDER PP, Poduval G,, Rao JS (1986).  Functional assessment of knee, ankle during level walking. In   Data Analysis in the Life Sciences  (Ed. Krishnan T). Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, pp. 21-54.

Ganguli PK, MAJUMDER PP, Chakraborti P, Kutty TS, Poduval G (1986).   A study on the pulmonary function of workers in mica processing  industries.  In   Data Analysis in the Medical Sciences  (Ed. Majumder PP). Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, pp. 1-31.

MAJUMDER, PP (1986).  Data Analysis in the Medical Sciences. ISI, Calcutta. [Edited]

MAJUMDER, PP (1986). Book review of "Principles, Practice of Statistics in Medicine". Sankhya 48(B), 294-295.



Das SK, MAJUMDER PP*, Chakraborty R, Majumdar TK, Haldar B (1985).   Studies on vitiligo. 1.Epidemiological profile in Calcutta, India.  Genetic Epidemiology  2: 71-78.

Das SK, MAJUMDER PP*, Majumdar TK,, Haldar B (1985).  Studies on  vitiligo. 2. Familial aggregation, genetics.     Genetic Epidemiology  2: 255-262.

MAJUMDER PP (1985). Comparison of ascertainment-bias correction schemes  for pedigrees ascertained through multiple probands.   Statistics in Medicine  4: 163-173.

MAJUMDER PP, Bharati P, Banerjee DC,, Basu A (1985).  Dietary status  of Mahishyas in Chakpota:  Inter- ,  intra-economic  group variations.   Ecology of Food, Nutrition  17: 231-251.

Ferrell RE, MAJUMDER PP, SmitH DG (1985).  A linkage study of  protein-coding loci in Macaca mulatta, Macaca fascicularis.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology  68: 315-320.

MAJUMDER, PP (1985). Book review of "Human Adaptation to Environment". South Asian Anthropologist 6, 88.



Chakraborty R, Weiss KM, MAJUMDER PP, Strong LC,, Herson J (1984).   A method to detect excess risk of disease in structured data: Cancer in relatives of retinoblastoma patients.    Genetic Epidemiology  1: 229-244.

Chakraborty R, MAJUMDER PP (1984).  Estimation of relative electrophoretic mutation rates from rare alleles in a sample.  Annals of Human Biology  11: 509-514.

Strong  LC,  Herson  J,  Haas C, Elder K,  Chakraborty  R,  Weiss  KM,   MAJUMDER   PP   (1984).  Cancer   mortality   in   relatives   of retinoblastoma patients.   Journal of the National Cancer Institute   73: 303-311.

MAJUMDER, PP (1984). On the positive identification of paternity. Human Heredity 34, 261-262.

MAJUMDER PP*, Roy J (1984). Distribution of ABO blood groups on the  Indian subcontinent: A study of micro-geographical variation. In  Human Genetics, Adaptation , Vol. 1 (eds. Malhotra KC,  Basu A). Statistical Publishing Society, Calcutta, pp. 175-186.

MAJUMDER PP*, Mitra P, Bhattacharya SK,, Basu A (1984).  Pterygium:  Likelihood analysis of four Sherpa pedigrees.  In   Human Genetics, Adaptation , Vol. 1 (eds. Malhotra KC, Basu A). Statistical  Publishing Society, Calcutta, pp. 308-319.



MAJUMDER PP*, Nei M (1983).  A note on positive identification of  paternity by using genetic markers.    Human Heredity  33: 29-35.

MAJUMDER PP*, Chakraborty R, Weiss KM (1983).  Relative risks of  diseases in the presence of incomplete penetrance and sporadics.  Statistics in Medicine  2: 13-24.

Ferrell RE, MAJUMDER PP* (1983).  Application of isozymes to the mapping of inherited ophthalmic disorders.   Isozymes  11: 121-135.

MAJUMDER, PP (1983). "AGGREGATION: A computer program package for testing elevation of incidence of a trait in families". 3rd C.D.P.G. Report, University of Texas, Houston.



Constans, J, Chakraborty, R, MAJUMDER, PP (1982). Transmission  of Z allele from heterozygote males for alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency: Additional family data.    American Journal of Human Genetics  34, 674-675.

Weiss KM, Chakraborty R, MAJUMDER PP, Smouse PE  (1982).  Problems  in the assessment of relative risk of chronic disease among biological relatives of affected individuals.   Journal of Chronic Diseases  35:539-551.

MAJUMDER PP*, Roy J (1982).  Distribution of ABO blood groups on the Indian subcontinent:  A cluster-analytic approach.    Current  Anthropology  23: 539-566.

Chakraborty R, Mathew S, Satyanarayana, MAJUMDER PP (1982). Inheritance of digital arches in humans,is the major gene full penetrant?  American Journal of Physical Anthropology  58:413-418.

Chakraborty R, MAJUMDER PP (1982).  On Bennett's measure of sex  dimorphism.    American Journal of Physical Anthropology  59:295-298.

Dronamraju KR, Bixler D, MAJUMDER PP (1982).  Fetal mortality  associated with cleft lip, cleft palate.   Johns Hopkins Medical  Journal  151:287-289.

Chakraborty R, Constans J, MAJUMDER PP (1982).  Transmission of Pi-z  allele for alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency:  Population genetic considerations.    Human Genetics  62:193-197.

Das SK, MAJUMDER PP, Basu A (1982).  Demography, demographical  genetics of two isolated mountain villages of northern Sikkim, Eastern Himalaya.    Journal of the Indian Anthropological Society   17:155-162.



MAJUMDER PP, Chakraborty R (1981).  Mean, variance of the number of samples showing heterozygote excess or deficiency.   Heredity   47:259-262.



Malhotra KC, MAJUMDER PP (1980).  Statistical analysis of some  heritable facial, physical characters in the Union Territory of Delhi.  In   "New Data on the Anthropology of Northern India: Results of a 1971 Indo-Soviet Research" (Eds. Abdushelishvili MG, Malhotra KC).  Nauka, Moscow.  pp. 111-132.

Basu A, MAJUMDER PP, Ghosh A, Biswas SK (1980).  Human biological  variations in Asia, with special reference to India.  In   Human Biological Diversity  (Ed. Hiernaux J). Masson,Paris, pp. 197-274.



MAJUMDER PP*, Malhotra KC (1979). Matriominal distance, inbreeding coefficient, population size:  Dhangar data.    Annals of Human Biology  6:17-27.

Ghosh AK, MAJUMDER PP (1979).  Genetic load in an isolated tribal population of south India.     Human Genetics  51:203-208.

Mukherjee BN, Malhotra KC, Das SK, MAJUMDER PP, Roy M, Kate SL, Sainani GS (1979).  Genetic polymorphism analysis among nine endogamous groups of Maharashtra, India.    Journal of Human Evolution  8:555-566.

Mukherjee BN, MAJUMDER PP, Malhotra KC, Das SK, Kate SL, Chakraborty R (1979).  Genetic distance analysis among nine endogamous population groups of Maharashtra, India.    Journal of Human Evolution  8:567-570.



Das SK, Mukherjee BN, Malhotra KC, MAJUMDER PP (1978).  Serological, biochemical investigations among five endogamous groups of Delhi, India.    Annals of Human Biology  5:25-31.

Basu A, Roy M, MAJUMDER PP (1978).  A study on the relationships between digital dermatoglyphic traits:  Interfinger, (PI, TRC, PI, ATRC) correlations in a Santal population sample.    Indian Journal of Physical Anthropology, Human Genetics  4:123-131.



MAJUMDER PP (1977).  Matrimonial migration:  A review, with special reference to India.    Journal of Biosocial Sciences  9:381-401.

MAJUMDER PP (1977).  Testing incomplete penetrance. Indian Journal of Physical Anthropology, Human Genetics  3:23-30.

Das SK, Mukherjee BN, Malhotra KC, MAJUMDER PP (1977).  A Note on  Esterase D polymorphism in some Indian populations.   Human Heredity   27:393-395.

Basu A, MAJUMDER PP (1977).  A note on estimation of ridge counts on 'missing' finger.    Margarete Weninger Felicitation Volume,   Mitteilunger der Anthopologischen Gesselschaft in Wien :26-31.



MAJUMDER PP, Chakravarti A (1976).  Variation in the number of ray- , disc-florets in four species of Compositae.  Fibonacci Quarterly  14:97-100.

MAJUMDER PP (1976).  Hypertrichosis of the Ear:  Suggestions on the semantic, methodological aspects, estimation of penetrance, other parameters.    Journal of the Indian Anthropological Society  11:215-223.

Hartung J, Abelson AE, Basu A, Basu MP, Beals KL, Chiarelli B, Curtain CC, Edwards CR, Fix AG, Korey KA, MAJUMDER PP, Mavalwala J, Sharma A, Szathmary EJE, Wood CS (1976) On Natural Selection and the Inheritance of Wealth [and Comments and Reply]. Current Anthropology 12: 607-622.



MAJUMDER, PP, Malhotra, KC (1975).  On hypertrichosis pinnae. Current Anthropology  16, 464.

Malhotra,  KC, MAJUMDER,PP (1975).  On Anopheles behaviour, blood groups.   Current Anthropology  16, 470-471.



Malhotra KC, MAJUMDER PP (1974).  A prospectus for studying the effects of marriage distance on genetic distance. The Anthropologist  19:33-40.

MAJUMDER PP (1974).  Variation in floral parts of Feronia elephantum,  Correa.    Bulletin of the Botanical Society of Bengal  28:79-80.

MAJUMDER PP (1974).  Hypertrichosis of the ear:  A review of its mode of inheritance, further data, comments.  Population Genetics  in India (Ed. Sanghvi LD et al.) Bombay: Orient Longman, pp. 269-276.